Hoyle Historic Homestead | Gaston Countys Oldest Home
Gaston County's Oldest Home

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County's Oldest Home

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Hoyle Historic Homestead Newsletter-Volume 25, #1 Spring 2017

2017-05-04 14:14:38 jancosta

HH Newsletter Volume 25

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Community Foundation Run 2017

2017-04-07 12:36:28 jancosta

The Hoyle Historic Homestead is participating in the Community Foundation Run 2017!!! This is a wonderful way to support our non-profit organization as a race participant or through a donation.
Important links:

Race registration-http://www.cfgaston.org/Learn/CommunityFoundationRun.aspx

Make Donation to our organization through this link:

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Hoyle Historic Homestead Newsletter-Volume 24, #3 Winter 2016

2017-02-13 14:21:55 jancosta


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Building Archaeology: Examples of Historic Architectural Fabric at the Hoyle Homestead

2016-09-02 14:17:52 jancosta

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Hoyle Historic Homestead Newsletter-Volume 24, #2 Summer 2016

2016-08-29 14:02:43 jancosta

Summer 2016 Open House Issue

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More About The Hoyle Historic Homestead

The Hoyle Historic Homestead is Gaston County’s oldest home.  It dates back to circa late 1700’s and is located at 1214 Dallas Stanley Highway in Dallas, NC 28034-0235.

A non-profit educational organization, The Hoyle Historic Homestead, Inc. seeks to restore and protect this home of Peter Hoyle, sometimes spelled Heil, Heyl or Hoyl in old documents.  Hoyle was part of the 18th Century settling of the North Carolina Piedmont by German and Scot-Irish Great Wagon and Wilderness Roads - Hoyle Historic Homestead Imageimmigrants traveling the Great Philadelphia Wagon Road south through the Shenandoah Valley then into the Carolinas. (map courtesy of CSI/ISI.)

The home is important not only for its antiquity, but also for its construction.  The house and outbuildings are on the site where Peiter Heyl was granted a land grant in 1754.  The main house was built during the late 1700’s.  It features rare corner post construction and is the only known remaining structure in North Carolina with this type of construction.  This was also the site of Hoylesville, the first Federal Post Office in present day Gaston County.

The site was purchased by Hoyle Historic Homestead Inc., in 1991 to preserve and restore this very important part of regional history.  In 1993 it was placed on the National Historical Register.

Join Us Today…

Consider joining as a member of the Hoyle Historic Homestead, Inc., as well as volunteering for our various projects related to restoring this building.  Contact HHHI by clicking here to go to our contact page, click here to email us, or by writing to:

Hoyle Historic Homestead, Inc.
PO Box 235, Dallas, NC 28034-0235

The Hoyle Historic Homestead’s physical address is:

1214 Dallas Stanley Highway
Dallas, NC 28034-0235

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